The Company is pleased to advise that Ontrack has awarded McConnell Dowell the Bridge 298 contract.
The scope of work is for the construction of a new 150m long railway bridge over the Whangamarino River at Mercer, 30km south of Auckland. The bridge forms part of North Island Main Trunk rail network. Works include the approaches either side of the bridge which involve substantial earthworks, services relocation, river protection works and the removal of the existing rail bridge.
Subject to obtaining Resources Consent, the project is due to commence late November with completion scheduled for September 2011.
About McConnell Dowell Corporation Limited:
Formed in 1960, McConnell Dowell is a world-class engineering, construction, building and maintenance group with projects throughout Australia, Asia, New Zealand, the Pacific and the Middle East. For almost 50 years we have continually delivered the right engineering solutions for our public and private sector clients throughout our operating geographies.
McConnell Dowell’s diverse service offering includes building, civil, electrical, fabrication, marine, maintenance, mechanical, pipeline, rail and tunnelling infrastructure capabilities in the key market sectors of building, mining, oil and gas, petrochemical, power, public infrastructure, transport and water.